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Quainton Windmill

The Village Green, Quainton, Aylesbury HP22 4AR, England
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Top notch Windmill Tour & on-going restoration - Thanks Nick.

Stunning 6-storey windmill - the 3rd tallest in the country - currently undergoing top-notch... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
923Dan
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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I only passed by this place by chance last weekend it a very tall wind 💨 mill 70 feet high second... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
CharlesGraham79
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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Quainton Windmil is a historic windmill in the village of Quainton, Buckinghamshire. The six-storey brick tower mill was built 1830-32, is one of the most visible buildings in the village.
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The Village Green, Quainton, Aylesbury HP22 4AR, England
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Stunning 6-storey windmill - the 3rd tallest in the country - currently undergoing top-notch restoration - so missing its sails. Arrived mid-morning during the week not knowing if they were open, but Nick a member of the family (who has owned the windmill since it...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

I only passed by this place by chance last weekend it a very tall wind 💨 mill 70 feet high second tallest I know outside an 88 foot one in Lincolnshire. It still In the Process of restoration. The sails are still down they are...More

Thank CharlesGraham79
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

It was not open when we recently were in Quainton, but it dominates the skyline from all parts of the village, would be good to visit and see the views from the top sometime.

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

This seventy foot tower mill, built in 1832, has been restored to full working order by local enthusiasts. It is built in brick and has two pairs of stones on the 4th floor that grind flour that can be bought. The sails had to be...More

4  Thank DiamondDiva771
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

My wife and I turned up without warning on Easter Sunday. Two of the refurbishment team had just locked up. Nick kindly opened up just for us, and was eventually late for Sunday lunch because he really threw himself into sharing with us his love...More

1  Thank Vaughan W
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

Great windmill to visit and take the kids. Staff are very knowledgable and happy to explain the entire process.

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Reviewed May 14, 2015

On 2 days now we have tried to visit but on both occasions you were closed before your advertised closing time. Your website says open till 1pm but your leaflets say 2pm! The sign in the village shop says 2pm and your sign on the...More

3  Thank Adrian7820
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Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a real hidden gem and a must see. We were given a complete tour of the windmill by a fantastic member of staff who was completely dedicated and " hands on" on in the restoration & renovation of this beautiful windmill. We were...More

1  Thank Yvonne L
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Reviewed August 29, 2014

Such a stunning piece of history and wonderful for couples and families. Definitely recommend - and close to a lovely coffee shop that sells yummy cakes! A nice afternoon out

2  Thank Stuzieboo
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Reviewed August 22, 2014

Its a long way up, but worth it for the views. Quainton has a nice pub, cafe and village shop. Well worth a visit

2  Thank Plo1
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